Treasury releases K7.4bn to ministries to step up Malawi Covid-19 fight

Treasury has released K7.4 billion to government ministries to arm them fight the raging coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic.

Minister Botomani: We have not managed to raise the money but we give out whatever we collect

Minister of Information, Civic Education and Communications Technology Mark Botomani said the money is from Covid-19 pool money.

“If you can remember, stakeholders in the fight against the pandemic put the figure to fight the disease at K157 billion. This is what is needed to fight the Covid-19. We have not managed to raise the money but we give out whatever we collect,” he said.

Botomani said that the government already released K2.4 billion which went to government ministries as well as district, town and city councils to fight the pandemic.

He said another K5 billion went to councils and security agents among other clusters engaged in the fight against Covid-19.

The country has 70 cases of Covid-19 with three deaths and 27 recoveries.

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Opportunist
Opportunist
1 year ago

Ma allowance

The Sniper.
The Sniper.
1 year ago

As I think of to recommend this gesture,I have also a doubt just here and there, why is it like the Government is not protecting the front line workers like the Doctors and Nurses? Because it’s like the Government has shoveled the pandemic to the District levels, I suggest that the Government would have National Quarantine than District Quarantine because it is so easy at the District to run out of equipment as such it is putting our Doctors and Nurses in danger. National Quarantine would help to have statistics of how we managed to fight this virus incase we… Read more »

Chaponda Team Mk145
Chaponda Team Mk145
1 year ago

zidyebwe ndithu zimenezi tisanatuluke

Kandulu
Kandulu
1 year ago

Time to clean the coffers once and for all.

bongo man
bongo man
1 year ago

zidyedwe tiyeni nazoni…………..nthawi yatha

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